Hodinǫhsǫ:i? Holding Ground
About This Event
Hodinǫhsǫ:i? Holding Ground will convene Indigenous and allied knowledge holders in the fields of Archeology, Art History, Museum Studies, Hodinǫhsǫ:i? and Indigenous Studies to rethink “spatial relationships to place” informing a new decolonial territory through a close examination of material culture.
Following the Hodinǫhsǫ:i? “Words Before All Else” greeting by Sachem Sam George, Bear Clan, Gayog̱hó:nǫ́ (Cayuga Nation), the event will include presentations by Professor Kurt Jordan, Department of Anthropology and Director of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program at Cornell University, and traditional Hodinǫhsǫ:i? beadwork collector Dolores Elliot, in dialogue with Professor Jolene Rickard, Department of the History of Art and Visual Studies at Cornell.
Boxed lunches will be available (first-come, first-served).
Sachem Sam George, Cayuga Nation, Bear Clan Associate Professor Kurt Jordan, Cornell University, Department of Anthropology and Director of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program Dr. Jessica Martinez, Cornell University, Director of the Johnson Museum Dolores Elliott, Collector, Independent Associate Professor, Jolene Rickard, Cornell University, History of Art and Visual Studies Department, Art and American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program Sam Thomas, Cayuga, Six Nations, Beadworker
Cornell University's professional webinar service https://ecornell.cornell.edu/keynotes/ is documenting and producing a webinar. The American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program is hosting Sam Thomas, Cayuga Beadworker and contributed funds to purchase an exemplary piece of his artwork for teaching purposes at the Johnson Museum.